Roane State Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,342
4.88% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$4,924
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
16.6%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
5,861
41.4% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
28.1%
310 Graduates

About

Roane State Community College is a higher education institution located in Roane County, TN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Roane State Community College were .

In 2019, 1,130 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Roane State Community College. 64.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,024 degrees), 37.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (27 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Roane State Community College is $4,342, which is $−3,482 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Roane State Community College is $4,342, which is $−3,482 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,924.

In 2019, 86% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 8% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,342
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Roane State Community College was $4,342. The cost of tuition at Roane State Community College is $−3,482 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$4,924
2019 Value
14.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Roane State Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,924. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Roane State Community College grew by 14.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,175
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Roane State Community College was of $5,175 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

86%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
8%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Roane State Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 4.88% with respect to 2018, when 82% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
16.6%
2017 Default Rate
123
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Roane State Community College was 16.6%, which represents 123 out of the 741 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Roane State Community College has a total enrollment of 5,861 students. The full-time enrollment at Roane State Community College is 2,427 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,434. This means that 41.4% of students enrolled at Roane State Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Roane State Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 88.1% White, 3.8% Hispanic or Latino, 2.46% Black or African American, 2.42% Two or More Races, 0.853% Asian, 0.222% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.102% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Roane State Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (54.8%), followed by White Male (33.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.39%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

41.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Roane State Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,861 students. The full-time enrollment at Roane State Community College is 2,427 and the part-time enrollment is 3,434. This means that 41.4% of students enrolled at Roane State Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

56%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Roane State Community College was 56%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Roane State Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,166
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    223
  3. Black or African American
    144

The enrolled student population at Roane State Community College is 88.1% White, 3.8% Hispanic or Latino, 2.46% Black or African American, 2.42% Two or More Races, 0.853% Asian, 0.222% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.102% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 113 students (1.93%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 324 more women than men received degrees from Roane State Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Roane State Community College is white (1,024 degrees awarded). There were 37.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (27 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Roane State Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Roane State Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (566 degrees awarded), Health (393 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (27 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Roane State Community College are Registered nurses (1,385,798 people), Medical & health services managers (150,109 people), Pharmacists (134,713 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (129,931 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (127,652 people).

The most specialized majors at Roane State Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (566 degrees awarded), Health (393 degrees), Engineering Technologies (27 degrees), Human Sciences (16 degrees), and Legal (7 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Roane State Community College are Dentists, Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Roane State Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (566 degrees awarded), Health (393 degrees), Engineering Technologies (27 degrees), Human Sciences (16 degrees), and Legal (7 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Roane State Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,481,783 people), Elementary & secondary schools (382,930 people), Outpatient care centers (240,433 people), Offices of physicians (225,772 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (174,110 people).

The most specialized majors at Roane State Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (566 degrees awarded), Health (393 degrees), Engineering Technologies (27 degrees), Human Sciences (16 degrees), and Legal (7 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Roane State Community College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Roane State Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

403
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
727
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 403 degrees were awarded to men at Roane State Community College, which is 0.554 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (727).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 227 degrees were awarded to men at Roane State Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.67 times less than the 339 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 339 degrees were awarded to women at Roane State Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.49 times more than the 227 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%
100% Completion Time
28%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 16% of students graduating from Roane State Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 28% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 33% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Roane State Community College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.645% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,024 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    27 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Roane State Community College is white (1,024 degrees awarded). There were 37.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (27 degrees).

1.77% of degree recipients (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    657 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    367 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Roane State Community College is white female (657 degrees awarded). There were 1.79 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (367 degrees).

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Operations

Roane State Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $10.9M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $590k (5.42%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Roane State Community College had a total salary expenditure of $50.6M. Roane State Community College employs 53 Associate professors, 37 Assistant professors, and 19 Professors. Most academics at Roane State Community College are Female Assistant professors (31), Female Associate professors(28), and Male Associate professors (25).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Roane State Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 66 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 50 employees, and Service with 21 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10.9M
2019 Endowment
6.63%
growth from 2018

Roane State Community College has an endowment valued at about $10.9M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Roane State Community College grew 6.63% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.59M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $999k - Federal
  2. $581k - State
  3. $76.5k - Local

As of 2019, Roane State Community College received $999k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $581k from state grants and contracts, and $76.5k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$24.1M
2019 Salaries
3.71%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Roane State Community College paid a median of $24.1M in salaries, which represents 47.6% of their overall expenditure ($50.6M) and a 3.71% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.99% growth from 2017 and a 3.52% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.64M
Instructional Salaries
115
Number of Employees

In 2019, Roane State Community College paid a total of $6.64M to 115 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
53 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
66 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Roane State Community College were Associate professor with 53 employees; Assistant professor with 37 employees; and Assistant professor with 19 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Roane State Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 66 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 50 employees; and Service with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Roane State Community College was Female Assistant professor with 31 employees, Female Associate professor with 28 employees, and Male Associate professor with 25 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Roane State Community College.

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